Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has called on Jakartans to pay zakat, infak and shodakoh (ZIS) or charity, donations and alms through Jakarta Baznas Bazis in a bid to lighten the mustahiq's burden (the recipient) in fulfilling their daily needs.
" ZIS is an important instrument in overcoming social problems and improving welfare in Jakarta"
"ZIS is an important instrument in overcoming social problems and improving welfare in Jakarta," he expressed, during ZIS Disbursement program participated by officials and BUMD leaders under Jakarta Provincial Government, at City Hall, Wednesday (5/29).
In that occasion, he hoped that all elements could welcome and celebrate Eid happily, especially for underprivileged people.
Jakarta Baznas Bazis Chairperson, Luthfi Fathullah very appreciates the officials who have paid alms which would be injected to the needy.
To make it more optimal, the agency targets to collect Rp 200 billion of ZIS this year.
"Last year we collected Rp 195 billion," he told.